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Nikon Z8 back in stock in the US

The Nikon Z8 is back in stock in the US at: Adorama B&H Photo Paul’s Photo Service Photo Amazon US (Amazon Canada also has a few in stock) The new batch should have all previously reported issues fixed.

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The Nikon Z8 is back-ordered everywhere, new batch free of issues is expected next week

The Nikon Z8 camera was in stock everywhere just a few weeks ago and then the service advisories/recalls came in. I was told that the entire Z8 inventory has been sent back to Nikon for repair – the camera is currently back-ordered/out of stock at most (all?) retailers: Adorama: on backorder B&H Photo: on backorder […]

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Nikon Z8 owners: just get a BlackRapid camera strap

  Nikon Z8 owners – just get a BlackRapid camera strap, you can thank me later: Adorama Amazon B&H Photo I have been using different versions of their straps for over 10 years now. Never had an issue.

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Here it is: Nikon Z8 “strap eyelet issue” recall

Nikon just issued an official recall for the Nikon Z8 strap lug failure issue (see reports): Update: this is the announcement I reported about last week.

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Another confirmed Nikon Z8 strap lug failure report *UPDATED*

Another confirmed with two videos Nikon Z8 strap lug failure was reported on the Nikon Z8 Facebook Group:

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Check your Nikon Z8 camera for separated/broken strap lugs

Check your Nikon Z8 camera for separated/broken strap lugs –  this is an email I received from a reader: “The only info I can give you is that Nikon informs the distributers to test the bodies. Aka yank the lugs with a strap connected. Kinda barbaric I guess. The distributers weren’t happy about any of […]

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Update on the Z8 separated/broken strap lugs: Nikon is aware of the issue

    One of the photographers who reported the Nikon Z8 separated/broken strap lugs sent me an update – apparently Nikon is aware of this issue and they will check all Z8 cameras when they are sent in for the recent recall:

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Several Nikon Z8 owners report separated/broken strap lugs

    Several Nikon Z8 owners reported separated/broken strap lugs on their new cameras – see this and this post on the Nikon Z8 Facebook group (see also this post): “So today I was out shooting an event with my Z8. I use peak Design anchors and strap. The anchor point on the camera broke. […]

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